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CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 11:00pm EST
be said you would save for a man who combined a career as commander in chief of the united states army, and that was how congress does it made him commander in chief with his second existence as agent 13 in the spanish secret service. 11 years he commanded the nations forces, he dowson its forces, patrolled its frontiers and for most of that time, he also said america's military secrets to the largest power in the hemisphere. and if spain had acted a little more vigorously on the warnings of agent passed on they would have carried the lewis and clark expedition and put a halt to the expedition. and they did heed his advice about fortifying the border with texas and so they kept the united states out of texas for about a generation things to his warnings he was a pretty effective agent it has to be said. and then there is also his reputation as the man who founded the spanish conspiracy, and the spanish conspiracy was designed to split away kentucky and tennessee from the rest of the country. so a guy like that, you know, he makes snakes seem like a model of rectitude and chameleons, ch
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2009 7:00am EST
who combined a career as commander in chief of the united states army and that's how congress designated him commander in chief with his second existence as agent 13 in the spanish secret service. 11 years he commanded the nation's forces. he garrisoned its forts and patrolled the forests. and at the same time he fed the military secrets to the largest power in the hemisphere and if spain had acted a little more vigorously on the warnings that agent 13 passed on they would have captured the lewis and clark expedition and put a halt to their westward exploration. and they did heed his advice about fortifying the border with texas and so they kept the united states out of texas for about a generation thanks to his warning. so he was a pretty effective agent. it has to be said. and then there's also his reputation as the man who founded the spanish conspiracy and the spanish conspiracy was designed to split away kentucky and tennessee from the rest of the country. so a guy like that, you know, he really makes sort of snakes seem like a model of good and chameleons look good compa
CNN
Nov 21, 2009 6:00pm EST
. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> this week hearings and investigations began into the massacre of 13 soldiers at ft. hood, texas. the number one question, why didn't anyone in charge see it coming? i spoke about that with congressman pete hoekstra, he's the ranking member of the house intelligence committee. congressman, thanks very much for coming in. i know you're getting ready to catch a flight. are you satisfied with the answers you're getting so far from the executive branch of the u.s. government whether the pentagon or the administration, the army, as far as this investigation is concerned? >> no, wolf, i'm really not. and i think i probably share some of the same frustrations that senator lieberman has. i applaud the senate for holding public hearings. i hold them -- i applaud them for doing the hearings. there's no indication at all that that's going to take place on the house side. and i think they really do have to take place. you know, we had a briefing today, but way too o
HLN
Nov 16, 2009 12:00pm EST
later, after the pentagon papers, erwin griswold, the solicitor general of the united states, who argued the pentagon papers case on behalf of the nixon administration, wrote a story for "the washington post" saying that in fact there was no national security issues whatsoever, and that he as a lawyer had to use every bit of ingenuity and creativity to even make an arguable case pits if anyone wants to read that, i am sure the attorneys in this room would. "the washington post, irwin griswald. you can check out on nexis lexus. no national security issues of all. >> pennsylvania is an elected state at the federal level, as far as appointments. but every once in awhile, it gets played out as to whether pennsylvania should go to some combination -- excuse me -- appointed intellect. i'm going to ask and academic, john, to talk first about that topic. where do you think it should wind up? should it stay the way it is? judges close to home like county judges, are they electable in the sense that people know that? where is it if you go statewide -- or is it if you go statewide? >> at the local
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 1:00am EST
.s. secretary of state, secretary of war, and finally, to term president of the united states, the fifth president. as governor of virginia he became the second most powerful figure in america. virginia then was america's largest, wealthiest and heavily populated state with 20% of the american population. it stretched all the way to the mississippi river and all the way north to the great lakes. it was enormous and the prestige and its importance of the governor was akin to the governors of california, illinois, new york and texas put together. and monroe was not only governor of america's most important state, he was a national hero in the revolutionary war. in other words he was a giant in his day and i don't understand why historians ignore him which is why i wrote this book to restore him to his rightful place in american history as the most important president in the early days of the nation. now some historians elevate john adams to historical prominence and most historians deify thomas jefferson and james madison and these were three great founding fathers and great political phil
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 8:00pm EST
of israelis and palestinians to live in peace and security. it is also in the interest of the united states. it is urgently needed. the president knows that achieving this goal will be difficult, but he also has said that he will not weaver and his persistent pursuit of comprehensive peace in the middle east. for that reason, he has dedicated himself and his administration to the resumption of israeli-palestinian negotiations and to the creation of an atmosphere that maximizes the prospects for success. to be clear, the steps we have suggested to all parties -- israel, the palestinians, and the arab states -- to improve the atmosphere for negotiations are not ends to themselves, and they certainly are not preconditions to negotiations. but they can make a valuable contribution toward achieving our goal of successful negotiations that result in a two-state solution. that's why we've urged the palestinians to expand and improve their security efforts and to take strong and meaningful action on incitement. it's why we have urged the arab states to take steps toward normalization of relations w
HLN
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
trafficking is actually done out of the prison system in the united states. particularly the california prison system. and he mentioned one prison, pelican bay, in specific. and then i came back, and i found that there are all these cell phones in prisons which enables a group, name live the mexican mafia, to essentially use cell phones to give directives right out of prisons on hits, on territories, on dealers, and i think this is a very serious thing. i've introduced legislation that would make cell phones contraband in federal prisons with possession punishable by up to an additional year in prison. what do you think of this? what are you doing? it is a real problem, mr. attorney general. >> it is a real problem, senator. i had experience with that when i was the united states attorney here in washington, d.c. rapel edmonds was convicted, sent to jail and continued to run his drug enterprise from prison, was convicted again for that. the maintenance of cell phones in prison, i think, is unacceptable and i think we have to find ways in which we conif i skate them. you're right, they ought to
NBC
Nov 16, 2009 3:30am EST
of open candid conversations that lead to decisions being made that will benefit the united states and move us toward goals like more peaceful prosperous outcomes for us and many parts of the world. secondly, i think it is important to underscore that we see the fight against al qaeda and the syndicate of terror in the security interest of the united states. i think that kind of got lost the last eight years with a lot of talk about how it wasn't important to get bin laden, you know, that we were there for some other reason. no. it's critical to get those who attacked us. that is what we are there for and what we are trying to do is to assess the best way forward so that we can go anywhere in the united states and anywhere in the world and say the same thing. you have to understand that we believe this syndicate of terror is a threat, not just to the united states and our friends and allies, but to pakistan, afghanistan and many others. >> let me turn to the issue of china where you and the president head next. the lead of the new york times story out this morning about the preside
NBC
Nov 2, 2009 4:30am EST
hillary clinton issued a state urging abdullah to stay engaged in the national dialogue and the united states will support the next afghan president. >>> meanwhile, the united nations is suspending long-term development projects in pakistan because of an increasingly deadly insurgency there. a focus on emergency and h humanitarian relief. i follows a string of attacks honoring workers and civilians on both sides of the frontier. >>> at least 20 people were killed in an explosion just outside the pakistani capital. they are among the estimated 250 people killed in recent days in what militants call retribution for a government offensive. >>> also today, north korea offered strong signs that it is ready to return to international talks concerning its nuclear program. still, the regime links suggestions with demands to the united states. pyongyang wants direct meetings with washington first before returning to the larger so-called six-party talks. if the u.s. refuses, north korea said it will, quote, go our own way. an apparent threat to enlarge its nuclear arsenal. >> now here's a look a
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 12:00pm EST
you. >> it is and gentlemen, welcome to the chamber of commerce of the united states of america. my name is ron summers of the u.s.-india business council. for 34 years we have strived to advance u.s.-india commercial ties. today, what a historic event we have before us. more than ever, the business communities of both our countries are needed to provide an impetus to this important relationship. ladies and gentleman, please stand with me and help me welcome the individuals who are making this possible -- tom donahue, into a newly, ambassador chancre, and the hon. prime minister of india, dr. manmohan singh. [applause] >> thank you very much. good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. prime minister singh, ambassadors, distinguished guests, welcome to the united states chamber of commerce. mr. prime minister, we are delighted to be hosting you and your delegation today. we are certain you will have a productive visit to the united states. you are among friends. joining us today are some of the foremost business leaders in america and india. we extend a special welcome to the chair of the
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 11:00pm EST
had a choice, go back to boss the kneia, or end up in the united states. they went to chicago. >> that's when i finally felt like you can enjoy life now, we've made it. you can relax now. you know, it's yours, so, you know, i always, like, wanted to have a house i could have friends over and stuff, and every day, like, since we had the house, i always have people over, there's not like one day where my mom is not cooking for everyone. but in bosnia, it's just like that. you always have family over, friends over, you're grilling. >> reporter: and from there, life was good. boggio starred in soccer, and now he's getting plenty of playing time for the fire. >> i can't really describe like how you feel, like -- because you, like, you remember, when you go back, it all comes back to you like everything happened yesterday, and its just like, you know, it's -- you try to make it happy where you get to see your family again, but as soon as like that goes away, like, wow, like i left all of this behind. what if i didn't have this sort of future? >> reporter: and so you can understand when the
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 6:00am EST
stronger and more capable of action and turn it into a strong partner for united states. we can build a strong partnership on this basis. first with russia, china and india. for ladies and gentlemen, the world we live in today is both freer and more integrated than ever before. the fall of the berlin wall, the technological revolution and information and communication technology and the rise of china, india and other countries and dynamic economies, all of this has changed the world of the 21st century into something completely different from what we knew in the 20th century, and this is a good thing, for freedom is the very essence of our economy and our society. . man ca e he's free. but what is also clear is that freedom does not stand alone. it is freedom in responsibility and freedom to show and shoulder responsibility. for this the world needs an underlying order. but the near collapse. but the near collapse. financial market has shown when is none, when there is no underpinning order. there is -- if there is one lesson the world has learned from the financial crisis of last yea
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 10:00am EST
that will become the policies of the united states tomorrow. with that, thank you for being here. i hope you get a lot out of today. it is my pleasure to introduce the first of two co-chairmen on renewable energy. he was the director of the california renewable energy commission and came back as commissioner as the california energy commission and was given credit for much of the policies for the state of california. [applause] i bring you greetings from the west coast. as historians look across the last several decades of our national energy policy, they are likely to find common pads, no matter which party is in power. had exceeded responsibilities, squandered opportunities, willful avoidance of unpleasant realities. it recently, that has started to change. whether we recognize it or not, there is a race under way. most of the major economies of the world are striving to radically expand the size of their domestic renewable energy markets in order to gain competitive advantage in the great growth industry of the 21st century. the president made a solemn commitment. in sacramento, they would sa
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 10:00am EST
that it does, sir. >> the chief of staff for the united states army says so. >> our orders are to hold his breath. -- is to hold this bridge. if we let the germans take it, we will lose our football. >> if you're up it wants to stay that is one thing. >> i cannot leave until reinforcements come. >> you have three minutes to gather your gear. >> what about them? there's barely enough -- >> two of our guys already died trying to find you. >> server. >> that's right. >> what were their names? >> wade and copazzo. >> it doesn't make any sense. >> one man screamed at me. i gave him my canteen and in one drink, he drained dry. as the prisoners chimeras, they were pulled back by the others because they did not trust us. this man that i gave my canteen to, several minutes later, cracked his stomach and doubled up and began to retch and all that came out were trickles of water. he had nothing in him to come out. at that point, i heard several of them say in whatever language they were speaking but i recognize the word poison. i am sure they thought i had poisoned of them. i kept saying -- i don't t
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 7:00am EST
of the discussion has been around the fence that the united states wants to pursue a counterterrorism strategy where they target specific regions of afghanistan. there's an understanding that if you seven of troops to blame did the entire country that it would take something like half a million troops. nobody is talking about that. there are specific regions, especially in the southern part of afghanistan and, that they're talking about increasing the troops as a way of giving them more control over those regions and an ability to push back against the extremists, the taliban, and al-qaeda. host: what will he be asking of nato? guest: there have been many discussions over the past months to try to increase the number of troop commitments from nato countries as a way of allowing the united states to have slightly less of a commitment. in the speech, i think you will see a strong call from the president for the nato allies and the other allies around world to step up. host: thank you very much for being with us this morning, michael shear. there are a number of "washington post"front page stories. thi
NBC
Nov 8, 2009 8:00am EST
to eulogize the youngest victim. >> he was proud to represent his family, the state of utah and the united states of america. >> reporter: local residents showed support outside ft. hood, doctors said many soldiers wounded in the shootings thursday have gone home and almost all are out of intensive care now. but some will face life-long challenges. >> there's a possibility that some of these patients will be physically impaired for the rest of their life and there's no doubt that many of them will be psychologically impaired for the rest of their lives. >> reporter: investigators piecing together the crime seen say they have no reason to believe the alleged gunman, army major nidal malik hasan had any accomplices. >> all evidence at this point indicates the suspect allegedly acted alone. a in the actual shootings. >> reporter: investigators say they have no evidence that friendly fire from soldiers or police hit any of the victims. hasan is being treated away from ft. hood. >> the suspect major hasan remains hospitalized in san antonio. we understand he remains in icu as no longer on a ven
CBS
Nov 9, 2009 4:30am EST
it falls on the united states senate to at that time baton and bring the this efrlt to the againish line on behalf of the american people. >> reporter: but the senate may not run with it anytime soon. senator reid has yet to school the floor debate and he's hinted a final bill may not happen until early next year. and if passed, this would be the biggest expansion of health care coverage since medicare. michelle, back to you. >> tara mergener in washington. tara, thanks. >>> and just ahead on the "morning news," commuters in philadelphia get back on track this morning. plus, mixed messages. parents get lost in the facts over the h1n1 flu. first, katie couric has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >>> why are big corporate donors giving to this congressman's scholarship foundation that hasn't given out a single scholarship in six years? we'll "follow the money" this week only on the "cbs evening news." . yes, they are. but i don't have time to fly all around town searching for the best price. with the sears research center, we can guarantee you get the lowest price. great, i'll ta
HLN
Nov 30, 2009 6:00am EST
assaulting a child. >>> somali pirates have hijacked a tanker on its way to the united states. a european union spokesperson says the ship was taken about 800 miles from somalia yesterday. it has 28 crew members, none of them from the united states. somali pirates have taken dozens of ships, but this may be only the second attack of an oil tanker. >>> tiger wood sincere talking about a car accident over the weekend, but he's not talking to police about it. rafer weigel has more about that. >> tiger and his wife erks elin, turned away from cops. under florida law, he technically does not have to talk to police. his attorney says, quote, it's a private matter. the accident happened early friday when woods ran his suv over a fire hydrant and crashed into a tree. he did release this statement on his website yesterday which reads, in part, although i understand there is curiosity, the many false, unfounded and malicious rumors that are currently circulating about my family and me are irresponsible. the only person responsible for the accident is me. that's a curious statement, robin. a tabloid
CNN
Nov 29, 2009 8:00am EST
in europe, less popular in europe than it is in the united states. so that is a problem. >> peter bergen, we always appreciate having you and your expertise here with us. thank you, as always, and enjoy the rest of your sunday. >> thank you, t.j.. >> and a reminder, president obama announcing his deployment of troops to afghanistan at 7:00 p.m. eastern. >>> the 911 call reporting tiger woods' car accident to police could possibly be released today. but right now, woods and his wife, well, they just aren't talking. police have tried twice now to get their story and each time they've been sent away from his home. they're going to try again a third time today and our susan candiotti is in florida following the story. >> reporter: t.j. and brianna, good morning. florida highway patrol troopers say they're as surprised as anyone else why they haven't been able to hook up yet with tiger woods and his wife to take a statement after that traffic accident. they called it very unusual. the cracked up front end of what's believed to be tiger woods' cadillac suv. accident photos provided anonymously to
FOX News
Nov 3, 2009 6:00am EST
're doing poorly, governor corzine, when the president of the united states has to give some of his best poem to your campaign and appear three times in the midst of some very critical decisions. steve: but mr. christie touched on something important. the key to new jersey hangs in how many votes chris daggett, the third party candidate can siphon off. latest shows he's polling at about 12% which could doom chris christie's chances. gretchen: i thought maybe daggett would drop out of the race and throw his support in one or either of the directions which would probably mean a win for chris christie. let's take a look at the latest polls. this quinnipiac university poll has chris christie two percentage points ahead of jon corzine. believe four polls were released within the last couple of hours. all are within the manchin of error -- margin of error. some have corzine up by one or two points. some have christie up by one or two points. there are more registered democrats in the state of new jersey than republicans. so the one word that's important today is turnout. who will turn out? bri
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2009 1:00pm EST
will be devastating to the middle class of the united states and make everyone poorer for it because sooner or later you're going to run out of fish. >> thanks to egberto and garrett for those i-reports. head to ireport.com to weigh in. click the upload now link and you'll have easy instructions there. >>> the army says it needs help from troops and civilians as they investigate the mass shootings at ft. hood. investigators say they're looking for help from anyone who may have left the scene with evidence, specifically if they have vehicles that may have gunshot damage or clothing with gunshot residue on it. 42 people were injured in that shooting at the army post in texas on thursday. an army official says 17 of them and the suspected gunman are still hospitalized. >> all evidence at this point indicates the suspect allegedly acted alone in the actual shootings at the readiness center on 5 november. we have seen no evidence whatsoever to date of any friendly fire occurrences during the gunfight between ft. hood law enforcement and the alleged suspect. >> major nidal malik hasan is not on a ventilat
NBC
Nov 29, 2009 6:00am EST
when the president of the united states shows up to watch the game. when the president is there in support of the other team's coach, you've got to think it's kind of okay, right? well, the young george washington colonials got you to a blazing start until last night. the older brother of michelle obama. carl hobbs has the yonals at 4-0. more pressures on the president and first family are watching there. g.w. loses the ball. dwayne smith gets a handle on it. gives it to herman with the jam to finally get the colonials on the board. be unstoppable to the hoop and the foul. three of his game-high 18 points right there made the score 48-37. and now g.w. drops 4 and 1. getting a handshake from the president after the game, priceless. let's go to verizon center. georgetown hosting lafayette. hungry for their fourth straight win. georgetown in transition. chris wright gets the rebound. nice passing to monroe. dishes to clark, who puts it up and in for two of his career-high 19 points. then late first half, we've got jason clark at the top of the key. clark finds a wide open
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 11:00am EST
approach is to working with manufacturing here in the united states, if we do not do that effectively, we are not going to succeed. we have been talking about infrastructure for a long time. i think my team will testify when we have got several trillion dollars worth of infrastructure that is falling apart, we need to put people to work doing the work that america needs done, but we are also in an era of fiscal constraint, which means we have got to start finding more creative new approaches to financing these projects. so those are the discussions we are going to be having. not just today but in the weeks and months to come. this is my administration's overriding focus, having brought the economy back from the brink. the question is how are we going to make sure that people are getting back to work and able to support their families? it is not going to happen overnight, but we will not rest until we are succeeding in generating the jobs that this economy needs. and i could not ask for a better group of people to bounce ideas off of, and we are going to be soliciting ideas from the privat
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 8:00pm EST
dreams out on the soccer field right here in the united states. >>> and the husband saving his wife's life, but they say the philadelphia phillies played a major role in her recovery. we'll tell you how that happened, and you'll hear her amazing story. you're watching net impact on >>> here is another tidbit for you. former president dwight eisenhower, gerald ford, and ron at reagan all reached the highest office in our land, but before they were president, they were each standout athletes in college. wow. now this. what a year it's been for this next athlete. his name is bofgio. the chicago fire welcomed the rookie mid-fielder to her roster, and being all to play in front of his own hometown has been. a a dream come true, especially when you consider that his journey began in another country where his memories of death and destruction still remain a big part of him. josh mora has gee or geo's story. >> i spent a lot of time playing with my family, so that's really basically it, that i remember, is just playing around with my cousins, running in the wood, and that sort of thing. >>
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
across the united states will see their benefits expire in january unless congress moves quickly. money expert jennifer westhoven is here. that's a staggering number. >>> this may be taking a lot of lawmakers by surprise a. new report says -- you remember just two weeks ago, we've been talking about this, the new law passed giving 14 to 20 weeks more. very helpful for a lot of families to get through the holidays. but according to this report, maybe some lawmakers didn't read the fine print. they were doing all these extensions, drafting them on to a bill that expires december 31st. and the new report says that expiration date still holds true so unless congress does something fast all the benefits would run out on january 1st. the timing pretty awful for every job, richard, there are six people out there job hunting. back to you. >> at least. and so i guess is it hopeful they will probably pass that extension we hope, i guess. >> this is a group so we have to see what congress makes of this as well. >> right. it will be quite a debate. no doubt. jennifer westhoven, thank you very much.
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2009 6:00am EST
,000 people in the united states since april. the virus isn't getting more dangerous but the cdc is now counting lab confirmed cases and deaths from complications related to h1n1. >>> president obama got four options from advisers about afghanistan, and he turned them all down. a white house official says the president has growing doubts about the afghan government, and he wants an exit strategy before sending extra troops. so he sent all his staff recommendations back to the drawing board. former secretary of state colin powell supports the president's cautious approach. >> this is a very difficult one for him, and it isn't just a one-time decision. this is a decision that will have consequences for the better part of his administration. so, mr. president, don't get pushed by the left to do nothing. don't get pushed by the right to do everything. you take your time to figure it out. you're the commander in chief and this is what you were elected for. >>> well, part of what's making this decision so hard is the president's two top men in afghanistan completely disagree about bringing in
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 7:00am EST
's history of the united states" by howard zinn. this goes back to the 1700's and the names are still look the same. rockefeller's, rothschild, j.p. morgan chased out, bushes. it is amazing how this country -- we are a poor country and being a military family, sir, i have heard stuff that this country is about to experience that was set in place by direct vote -- our former regime. but want to say right now, thank you to my brother, from the bottom of my heart for 40 years of your service to this country and four wars. you made it out alive, brother. i love you and thank you, thank you, thank you. and america, i love you -- we are going to get through this but as long as barack obama does not take back our countries -- companies that oversees, we will never have jobs. we are educated people in our family, college people. i am a teacher. i've got four degrees. my son is a certified chef. let me tell you, there is no money out there for educated people. there really isn't. the younger you are and the more education you have, i think though worse it is for you because you can't make the money
FOX News
Nov 5, 2009 6:00am EST
. >> in the name of the united states of america i christen the new york. brian: the idea to melt the steel from the collapsed world trade center towers and use it to make a naval ship came from the city's former governor, george pataki. >> we would be showing that new york is back strong. and the symbol of the freedom of our great people and our great country. >> in 2002 the knave yea long with the louisiana shipbuilders began inspecting the steel from the world trade center site that was removed from ground zero, then truck it had to a landfill in staton island. they found the steel was strong enough to be used for the stem of the massive ship and went to work. 7.5 tons was used to help build the bow of the 25,000-ton vessel. in august of 2005, shipbuilders were forced to take an unscheduled break. the incomplete vessel was anchored on the mississippi river just west of new orleans when hurricane katrina struck. the u.s.s. new york cost $1 billion to build, is 684 feet long and 105 feet wide it can carry a crew of 360 sailors and up to 800 marines who can be delivered to shore by helicopters a
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2009 11:30am EST
athlete is living his dreams out on the soccer field right here in the united states. >>> and the husband saving his wife's life, but they say the philadelphia phillies played a major role in her recovery. we'll tell you how that happened, and you'll hear her amazing story. you're watching net impact on >>> here is another tidbit for you. former president dwight eisenhower, gerald ford, and ron at reagan all reached the highest office in our land, but before they were president, they were each standout athletes in college. wow. now this. what a year it's been for this next athlete. his name is bofgio. the chicago fire welcomed the rookie mid-fielder to her roster, and being all to play in front of his own hometown has been. a a dream come true, especially when you consider that his journey began in another country where his memories of death and destruction still remain a big part of him. josh mora has gee or geo's story. >> i spent a lot of time playing with my family, so that's really basically it, that i remember, is just playing around with my cousins, running in the wood, and that so
HLN
Nov 21, 2009 5:00pm EST
in the united states. americans led the way last year with 83,000 adoptions. about 13,000 of those children were born elsewhere. there's also some surprising news as we observe national adoption day today. american children, mainly those in foster care, are being adopted by people in other countries. the state department reports 71 cases since april of 2008. those children went to homes in canada, western europe, and australia, places with limited adoption opportunities. >>> some overweight college students in pennsylvania are being told to shape up if they want to graduate. lincoln university near philadelphia requires all students with a body mass index of 30 or higher to take a fitness course. the requirement kicked in four years ago and that class is now in its senior year. the historically black university says it's concerned about the health of its students and points out obesity and diabetes are problems in the african-american community. >> god forbid they're wheeled down on a gurney or stretcher. no one told knme this would happen. >> some students say it's unfair larger students are be
FOX
Nov 3, 2009 6:00am EST
last night. look at that, there's not even rain out there in the united states, it's very hard to find, and quiet weather across most of the united states. that is where things are going to stay for us as well. we will have a cold front pushing through our region and not bring any rainshowers, it will bring a change in wind direction. by 5:00, a little cooler with the wind coming through through the northwest, otherwise, dry conditions for today, for tomorrow, high pressure systemmingsystembuilds in, and y is in store for tomorrow. the chance that we could see a 20 to 30% chance for an isolated rainshower, late wednesday night and through the day on thursday, more clouds on thursday than the next couple of days. high pressure system behind the secondary cold front for late thursday toward the weekend. for the day the eastern shore forecast, the high temperature of 63 degrees and the winds out of the northwest at 5-10 miles per hour. a great day to be outside. central maryland 64 degrees, partly sunny skies and the winds will be strong, behind the cold front out of the northwest and ton
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2009 7:00am EST
the country could shrink to four time zones, how many the united states has. but russia is 5,500 miles wide, about twice the size of the united states. supporters say it will make disabout the regions feel closer to moscow. >> until the sunsets at 5:00 for you. >>> still breezy for new england. this weather is brought to you by green giant. what's going on across the region? yesterday, a lot of rain. this is how much we've seen. not just 24 hours. it start start ad few days ago. that's a tremendous amount of rainfall. it's all because of the wind straight off the atlantic through virginia and maryland and delaware, jersey, all the the way down to north carolina, too. that low is still in place. it's not moved very far. not as strong today. only 40 miles per hour gusts around the coastline. pab more. yesterday hurricane strength winds. here's what it looks like in new york. you get rain showers coming in. coastal flood warnings are there. p 34 miles per hour sustained winds all along the jersey shore. it breaks up in baltimore, washington, i-95. not as heavy as yesterday but you still get th
HLN
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
for pictures with rahm emanuel and the vice president of the united states. >> it's just unbelievable to me. the couple posted pictures of themselves on facebook hanging out with the vice president. and the white house chief of staff rahm emanuel. a woman describing herself as the publicist for this couple says that they were fully cleared to attend the event. oh, honey, we have a lot more to talk about than just that. so who are the salehis? richard lui takes a closer look in about ten minutes. >>> you may be up earlier than normal to do the cooking and baking today. others are up early to stake their place in new york. 31 balloons including snoopy and spongebob square pants have been inflated for the macy's thanksgiving day parade. thousands of people are expected at this morning's parade including santa claus. >>> yesterday you know was a busy travel day but many people avoided the airports. aaa reports air travel could be down by more than 6% this year. check out the crowds at penn station in new york yesterday. many people chose to go by train, be bus or car. apparently because it is c
CNN
Nov 25, 2009 6:00am EST
at home because the united states does not have diplomatic relations with iran, the swiss are acting as go-betweens in this particular case. the last visit was almost a month ago. what have you learned from those visits? >> well, we understand they're in physical good health. but we also are very pained to hear of their isolation and there must be an extremely difficult state of mind they're in because of this isolation. and we are hoping that the iranian authorities will show compassion and release our children as soon as possible. this has gone on way too long. it is just short of four months. i believe it's 117 days. and we cannot imagine why it is such a protracted detention. >> president ahmadinejad was in brazil earlier this week. on monday, he actually talked about this, saying it's up to the courts to decide the fate of your son and his two friends but that he hoped the verdict would be lenient. it's very similar language to that which he used in new york city at the united nations general assembly back in december, yet nothing has happened in terms of their release. do his words g
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2009 7:00am EST
to the united states. he's accuse of running over his daughter withes i h car because he didn't think she was living according to traditional values. almaleki remains in the hospital in serious condition. >>> what kind of business gets 800% of a mark-up on things it's reselling? a military contractor in iraq does. and as brian todd reports, if someone's being ripped off your money is paying for it. >> reporter: $196.50 for a box of washers that's supposed to cost $1.22. $237 for a vehicle side mirror that you and i should pay less than $15 for. that's how much the inspector-general for iraq's reconstruction says american taxpayers have been overbilled by a contractor that supplies vehicle parts for the iraqi army. >> we are going to work with the army material command, the army contracting command to make sure the money is recouped and that taxpayer interests are cared for. >> reporter: he deals with a company called aecom which provides equipment and logistics reports. four invoices were reviewed a tiny fraction of the total, and the company could have overbilled $4
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 1:00pm EST
one colombian field general from this group. this is good for the united states. two signed an agreement just recently. anything that can bring the two cultures together will be a good move. one woman told me pushups were the hardest. corey pavin scored, the men have to do 68 pushups. the women have to do 48. that is tough for anyone in two minutes' time. juliet: why the change? >> i think part of the reason is they feel they are behind the times here in columbia. other nations already have women. just a few years ago, there were fewer than 25 women in the entire colombian military. they feel it is time to move into the 21st century and bring women into the military forces alongside men. juliet: how are their fellow soldiers feeling? >> i think that would be the toughest part. one woman said it was bliley. she said it was not the pushups. she said it was the men. juliet: they can take a look at believed strongly in casting a vote. abdallah i'm tellin decided he did not want to put his people through that again. by the way, this also serves as interest because parliamentary e
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 7:00pm EST
on the job there he wrote this resignation letter in protest of the united states' policy. today, he told fox news that he stepped down because he believes u.s. government is going about things in the wrong way in afghanistan. >> i came to realize lifning to a lot of people that we are immeasured in a civil war and we are only taking one side in the civil war. additionally the casualties we are taking, the people we are fighting are fighting us primarily because we are occupying them. they see us as encroaching into their valleys and villages and fighting us because of that. shepard: u.s. diplomat richard holbrook has told the "the washington post" that the administration took his resignation very seriously but did not agree with all of his views. this is america's election headquarters on election eve for many of you. president obama obviously not on the ballot this year but some experts say his presidency may be, many some ways. the president himself has been campaigning in a couple of key states. so, tell us what you think. are this year's contests a referendum on president obama? you can
NBC
Nov 8, 2009 10:00am EST
of the west, western europe as well as the united states. >> helmut schmidt, not as a chancellor of germany and a former minister of defense, but as a german, how have you reacted to the events of these last days? >> well, it was a great joy. i might tell you that i was in the area for two days just at the eve of these events and i felt a great joy in my heart and i think most germans did. >> as the wall falls, one journalist broadcasts live from the scene of this world changing event. nbc's own tom brokaw. >> the western german police have moved in here suggesting they move back saying that the situation is already complicated enough, but it doesn't seem to make any difference. the people are here to celebrate freedom. >> and we go live now to tom at that very same spot where he stood 20 years ago. tom, it is very good to see you. talk a little bit about the spontaneity of that night. >> reporter: well, the events just unfolded completely beyond our control. i had come here two days earlier to report on the turmoil in the eastern side not having any idea that the wall would come down and t
CNN
Nov 25, 2009 1:00pm EST
, navtechtraffic.com. you can take this and slide it to almost any city in the united states and see how your traffic is going. another thing you can do on this between site, you can put your home address and your destination address and see how long it will take you with the traffic. pretty amazing stuff, kyra? >> you're amazing. thanks, chad. >> sure. >>> busy day at the world's busiest airport. live pics of atlanta's hartsfield-jackson, which also handles tens of dozens of passengers on the day before thanksgiving. cnn's rob marciano gives us a behind-the-scenes look of what it's like. >> reporter: we're here at the world's busiest airport, thousands of people, and planes, coming and going every day. do you ever wonder how the world do they make it work? let's go take a look. a quarter million passengers travel through atlanta's hartsfield-jackson airport every day. so, first up, getting the people to the plane. >> we move about 10,500 passengers an area. >> reporter: computer-controlled trams tunnel under the tarmac connecting the six concourses. we were allowed beyond that, into what fel
FOX News
Nov 9, 2009 5:00am EST
, but eventually their health care systems are now more affordable than the united states. >> yeah, their countries are bankrupt. quickly to quentin's point about businesses, you can become an entrepreneur, that takes, now, that ignores the fact that the health reform bill has an insurance mandate, an 8% payroll tax. if you become an entrepreneur and you can't afford to insure your workers which is had an an insurance mandate is. if you're an individual entrepreneur you have to pay tax-- >> look at leo, waiting to be called on. neil, go ahead. in this system i don't want to be a patient, but this is like digging holes and filling them in. nothing to say that this is going to get its arms around our real problem. this is bad for the economy? >> twice as much as our competitors as other industrialized competitors on our health care and this is not going to reduce the cost, this is not going to make us a more competitive society and there's nothing to say that this is really going to improve our health. >> and in fact, is that 2000 pages, that's what they're debating right now, 2000 pages and there ar
NBC
Nov 2, 2009 11:00pm EST
know there is a lot of red tape, but we are saying to our congress people and senators, united states president, we need you to look at this issue and put this on a fast track. >> the u.s. labor department says it cannot comment because this case is still under investigation. well, like many people, a maryland man hired a debt settler to help him get out from under, but now he is in worst shape than before. we expose a local company accused of taking millions from consumers nationwide and providing them little to no help. here is barry simms. >> this home in cecil county, jim watches the flow of the river and reflects on his financial turmoil and tried to bridge the gap and relied on credit cards. >> it was like, free money until it came time to pay and it was like no. and it sounds silly, but nevertheless, that's the way it was. >> caught up in credit card debt, wilson paid $500, nearly half of his monthly income as a down payment for the services of the frederick law graup. the company was supposed to help wilson settle debts and he says that never happened. >> i know there has got
CBS
Nov 3, 2009 4:30am EST
want comes as north korea is trying yet again to pressure the united states to accept its demand for direct talks. >>> back at home, another major economic relief bill could soon be president obama's desk. it's packed with tax credits for home buyer, and welcome relief for the nation's unemployed. whit squon son is in washington with details. >> reporter: good morning. well, the white house says that the economy is recovering, but americans continue it lose jobs and critics argue the federal government should focus on paying down debt instead of funding new programs. millions of americans could see their jobless benefits extended through the holiday season. the senate is expected to vote on a bill this week that would keep the funds going for several more weeks. and expand a tax credit for first time home buyers, all but two republicans helped the measure move forward monday. it provides up to 14 additional weeks of unemployment benefits to people who need it, and in states where the unemployment rate is 8.5% or higher, the unemployed would get 20 weeks, an $8,000 tax credit for
ABC
Nov 28, 2009 11:30pm EST
. >> some of the basketball players said it was a lot of pressure that the president of the united states is watching them play. >> for gw fans -- >> we wre sitting in the section right next to them, a real treat. >> the president eating popcorn and enjoying the action. >> sasha obama appeared to enjoy it, too. the president paused motorcade left to cheers. it -- the president's motorcade left to cheers. >> i think he suld be a fan of a local team. at the president was not the most animated fan, but he and the first family had a good time. sadly, this was a loss for gw. much more in sports. richard reeve, abc 7 news. >>> alexandria wants more minority students to be involved in elementary school gifted programs. records obtained by the washington post show one-quarter of alexandria's 11,000 students are white, but they make up 50% of gifted students. 65% of students are black and hispanic, but less than a third take part in gifted programs. officials are considering several options including an aptitude test for send graders. >>> a driver will be ok after her car was struck by a train in
WHUT
Nov 17, 2009 7:00am EST
of some events taking place in the united states. >> the cleveland browns have the best record in the league. the will face the baltimore ravens. the game came to life in the third quarter with t ravens breaking the deadlock. they took advantage of a defensive mistake. you can see what that means to the browns. 32 minutes for the first touchdown to arrive in 16 seconds later the second. he picked up a pass and returned it 49 yards. in the nhl the pittsburgh penguins have moveinto a tie when new jersey. there were home on monday. the anaheim ducks for beat 5-2. bill doubled the advances with the pittsburgh team. carl will go back to the ducks. 4-1 up in the final period. fire this shot from just inside the blue line. the atlantic division leader lost to philadelphia. david pulled the bill back for the visitors. philadelphia led a 2-1 at the end of the second period. a close range effort. he did score at one. six seconds left on the game clock. the final touch, and he scrambled. i and though nba on monday lewis returned to action after a 10- game suspension for using performance-
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